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Michigan task force begins oil pipeline review

Associated Press – LANSING — State officials have begun a safety review of Michigan’s network of oil pipelines. The Michigan Petroleum Pipeline Task Force held its first meeting Thursday. Officials say the initial focus is on Enbridge Energy Partners LP’s Line 5. It includes two lines that run beneath the Straits of Mackinac separating the […]

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M-1 Rail work to force first major Detroit freeway closure

The Michigan Department of Transportation has scheduled a fairly large freeway closure in downtown Detroit this weekend. From 9 p.m. today until 5 a.m. Monday, MDOT crews will close all lanes of Interstate 94 between Interstate 75 and the Lodge Freeway (M-10) as part of the ongoing M-1 Rail project on Woodward. Full News here […]

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Michigan township rebels after new chief beefs up police force

Residents in Barry Township question the need for 34 reserve officers, armored vehicles and military Humvees. Full News here – freep

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Detroit Trial Focuses on Use of Deadly Force in Self-Defense

Detroit Trial Focuses on Use of Deadly Force in Self-Defense But in a murder trial scheduled to start in Wayne County Circuit Court on Monday, prosecutors and defense attorneys are set to battle over a larger question that has gripped the Detroit area, as well as other urban regions with high crime and limited … […]

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Michigan Experience: Meet Blue Angels pilots, US Air Force Raptor team at Coast Guard’s free ‘Open Ramp’ show

The 4th of July will be a busy day for air show enthusiasts. You can meet the pilots and see the planes from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at US Coast Guard Air Station. The Blue Angles will rehearse their show at 1 p.m. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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11-year-old says police used excessive force

He was handcuffed, put in a squad car, and spent the night behind bars. But at 11-years-old, some say Detroit Police officers handled their young suspect with excessive force. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Air Force Sgt. shot and killed, teen in custody

Police have a 19-year-old in custody who is suspected of fatally shooting his soon-to-be stepfather, an active Air Force sergeant. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Detroit blight task force co-chair Glenda Price: Clean-up efforts will be ‘very visible’

A blight-fighting task force that was set up in September is already operating in six Detroit neighborhoods after completing a comprehensive property review and creating a database, according to one of the group’s co-chairs. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Mistakes could force dropped charges against Detroit pension officials

Mistakes could force dropped charges against Detroit pension officials Detroit— Two former Detroit pension officials indicted in a corruption scandal could walk free because a federal grand jury issued criminal charges days after its term expired, a rare oversight that should lead to charges being dismissed, defense … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Detroit Police Department reacts to ‘RoboCop’ depiction as corrupt force in most dangerous city

DETROIT, MI — The new “RoboCop” remake storyline about an honest cop who seeks justice in the corrupt Detroit Police Department is disappointing, but not a surprise, a police spokesman said Monday. Like other movies associated with Detroit, “RoboCop” appears to be the latest film to capitalize on a stereotype of the city as the […]

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Plows out in force after storm dumps up to 8 inches of snow in metro Detroit

Frazzled drivers likely will see an easier commute this evening after a winter storm dumped an estimated 8 inches of snow since midnight. Full News here – freep

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Task force to compile database in Detroit blight fight

Detroit — A new blight task force is starting its fight by developing the most extensive property database of deteriorating or abandoned structures in Detroit’s history. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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Show of Force: More than 1,000 ‘Star Wars’ hopefuls answer casting call in Troy

More than 1,000 people were expected to turn out for an open casting call Sunday for Star Wars Episode VII. Full News here – freep

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Five Michigan congressmen sign petition that could force vote on ending shutdown

Five congressmen from Michigan have joined a long-shot effort to force an vote on a budget resolution to reopen the federal government. Full News here – Detroit News

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Tigers beat A’s, force Game 5 in ALDS

Jhonny Peralta and Victor Martinez both homered as the Tigers overcame a 3-0 deficit to win Game 4 of the American League Division Series 8-6 on Tuesday night. INSIDE: Brad Galli reports from Comerica Park. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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